WWU exhibits show minerals, fossils of Washington state

Washington state has a complex and fascinating geological history, going back more than 1 billion years, when some of the oldest rocks in the region were formed, according to Burke Museum publication “Northwest Origins.”

Northwest Washington remains one of the most dynamic areas of the planet geologically — with earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides and flooding among the powerful natural forces that shape the land.

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 8:54am